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Meteorologist / MMJ

WCTV

Tallahassee, FL 11-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Meteorologist / MMJ - WCTV

METEOROLOGIST/MMJ (W/END) - WCTV

About WCTV:

WCTV covers about 19 counties in North Florida and South Georgia. Our station is based in the Florida state capital, and our DMA is a fast-paced and exciting environment. We are a team of hungry, passionate journalists in a well-established newsroom. Rising talent has the opportunity to work with, and learn from, experienced team members. The expectations are high, and we recognize how important our work is to the community we serve.

Job Summary/Description:

WCTV is the dominant #1 CBS affiliate in the Tallahassee-Thomasville DMA, considered a breaking weather market. The weekend evening meteorologist leads our weather coverage in PM newscasts, and is responsible for both digital and on-air weather responsibilities. They also report several times during the week, focused on science-based topics, if they are not filling in on another newscast.

Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Forecast weather for weekend evening newscasts, and other weekday newscasts as assigned
• Update staff on emergency weather conditions in newsroom editorial meetings
• Shoot & edit daily content for newscasts and website
• Operate portable live units, and conduct live shots from the field
• Generate story ideas and building local contacts
• Perform other duties as assigned by management

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science
• Minimum of 1-2 years of Broadcast Meteorology experience
• Be qualified to apply for the AMS or NWA seal

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvovjj-3-81-89-248-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WCTV

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.